An unlikely heroine. An even more unlikely detective. And a cold case that's resurfacing with deadly consequences. The next book from 'the world's greatest storyteller' (Guardian).
Robert Goddard's first novel, Past Caring, was an instant bestseller. Since then, his books have captivated readers worldwide with their edge-of-the-seat pace and their labyrinthine plotting. He has won awards in the UK, the US and acrossEurope and his books have been translated into over thirty languages. In 2019, he won the Crime Writers' Association's highest accolade, the Diamond Dagger, for a lifetime achievement in Crime Writing.
...the plot unwinds with a deceptively light touch that does not
falter ... genuinely entertaining [with an] explosive finale *
Evening Standard *
One of the finest crime writers of any generation, Goddard here exercises all of his elegant, understated style and meticulous eye for detail...Goddard at his impeccable best: do not miss it. * Daily Mail *
A fascinating and satisfyingly complex mystery with dark tones..Wada is a superb character... very enjoyable. * New Books *
Top-class action packed storytelling * Choice Magazine *
A deftly plotted page turner from this much loved author' * Saga Magazine *